PHOTOS: Ohioans on the Hill

The people’s House recently wrapped up the first seven months of America’s new Congress with a lot of good news and stories to share. Here is a roundup of the top Ohio photos from the year so far. January: At the start of the year, Congressman Boehner, a Xavier alum, welcomed the Xavier Men’s Basketball team […]

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Boehner Recognizes Candle-lite Company for 175th Anniversary

Leesburg, Ohio—Today, Speaker John Boehner joined Senator Rob Portman, Congressman Brad Wenstrup, Speaker of the Ohio House Cliff Rosenberger and State Senator Bob Peterson in Leesburg, Ohio for the Candle-lite Company’s Historical Celebration and Family Festival. Following a tour of Candle-lite’s facility, Boehner congratulated Candle-lite for 175 years of quality candle-making and told an audience […]

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BOEHNER COLUMN: 21st Century Cures Empowers Doctors to Bring Life-Saving Treatments to Patients

Washington, DC—Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) today released the following column and video highlighting the 21st Century Cures Act, a bipartisan initiative that empowers innovators, doctors, and scientists, to discover treatments for the thousands of diseases with no known cures: “America has made amazing strides in medical research and innovation in the past 15 years. Scientists […]

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Ohio Delegation Continues Fight for Final Benefits for Delphi Salaried Retirees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman John Boehner joined Congressman Mike Turner and Ohio Delegation Republicans in their continued efforts to gain information on the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation’s (PBGC) delay in providing final benefit determinations for Delphi Salaried Retirees. More than 20,000 Delphi Salaried Retirees had their pensions unjustly terminated in the wake of the […]

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Education Update: Restoring Local Control

Good news. Yesterday, the House passed the Student Success Act, which replaces top-down Washington mandates with conservative reforms to reduce the federal footprint, restore local control, and empower parents and local leaders to hold schools accountable for results. Here is what you need to know: “The bill explicitly bars the federal government from compelling states […]

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Boehner Recognizes City of Fairfield Fire Department

Fairfield awarded AFG grant to secure critical life-saving equipment. Washington D.C.—Today, Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) recognized the City of Fairfield Fire Department, which will receive more than $150,000 in Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) to enhance their operations and enable them to obtain critical life-saving equipment. “Our first responders and firefighters put their lives […]

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Guest Blog by Sherry from Cincinnati: The 21st Century Cures Act is “My Definition of Hope.”

This week, the House will consider the 21st Century Cures Act, for better, faster, and safer treatments for the thousands of known diseases with no known cures. In a guest blog on Boehner.House.gov, Sherry from Cincinnati shares her sister’s story and why the 21st Century Cures Act will advance solutions in healthcare innovation for more […]

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Congress is Getting Things Done

Under Republican Leadership, Congress is Getting Things Done By Congressman John Boehner Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Read on IJ Review KEY QUOTE: “In November, the American people decided to entrust Republicans with control of the U.S. Senate, where common-sense jobs bills too often went to die in recent years. Now, since the start of this […]

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ObamaCare is Fundamentally Broken

ObamaCare is fundamentally broken. Whether it is sky-high out-of-pocket costs, hefty premium increases, or lost jobs, Ohioans and their families are feeling the disastrous consequences of the president’s health care law. In his press conference last week, Congressman John Boehner said that despite the Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell, “Republicans will continue to […]

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Meet the 8th District’s 2015 Art Competition Winner

Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) on Wednesday welcomed Lillian Reid (Liberty Twp.), the grand prize winner of the 8th District Congressional Art Competition, to the U.S. Capitol. After touring the Capitol and Speaker’s office, Lily and her mother were congratulated by Rep. Boehner, and then joined young artists from across the country at the Congressional […]

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